Magic hammer Hawks
|Magic hammer Hawks|
Dwight Howard went for 21 points, 12 rebounds, and five blocks, as the Orlando Magic drilled the Atlanta Hawks 114-71 in the Game 1 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series on Tuesday night.
Orlando covered as 9-point home favorites, while the teams played UNDER the 191.5-point total listed by sportsbooks.
Vince Carter had 20 points and six boards for the Magic, who got 19 points from Jameer Nelson in the rout.
Josh Smith scored 14 points for Atlanta, while Zaza Pachulia posted 12 points and seven rebounds off the bench for the Hawks.